Research and Planning Executive
A giant in the Music Industry are looking to expand their Research and Planning team with the introduction of a newly created role for a Research and Planning Executive. This teams primary purpose is to provide information to inspire creative or strategic decision making throughout the business, audience intelligence and brand. As a versatile and naturally investigative / analytically minded individual, a typical project may see you absorbing everything from big data sets and cultural trends through to traditional more qualitative research, so high levels of numeracy as well as the ability to process high volumes of data are required. The business is a culture and content business, driven by creative leadership, so it’s important that you are able to understand this and communicate to people at all levels that may not be as numerate or technically minded in order to support strategic decision making processes. This pivotal and centrally focussed role will initially be working on internal projects within the division, led by the two Research and Planning managers, as well as having the opportunity to provide greater support to the brand partnerships division and the business development function. Engagement with peers within the business is key, getting people interested and understanding the value of the research – so you should have first rate communication, presentation and interpersonal skills and experience of working in a similar creative culture and business, providing insights. You are educated to degree level and a fast learner, with the ability to absorb information quickly, understand it and communicate it to the business. A clear minded-analytical individual with the ability to simplify complex data and proven experience in an analytical, strategic or research role. You are naturally intellectually curious, abreast of trends in consumer culture, technology, media with strong interests in Music and popular culture. Strong IT skills are required, especially with MS Excel and PowerPoint (PPT). A great new role, where you can gain expert knowledge within a Major Record Label and Music business, make a role your own and progress in your career.